Archives for Aug 18, 2013 @ 18:13

Carrots and Your Vision

Source: You’ve probably heard the myth that eating lots of carrots will magically improve your vision. The bad news is that it’s a total lie. The good news? It’s one that helped the Allies defeat the Nazis. The Royal Air Force were able to repel the German fighters in part because of the development of [Read More…]

Reversing the Burbs

Tara Bahrampour: Have you thought of this? Done it? Know anyone who did this? Robert Solymossy doesn’t remember when he last gassed up his one remaining car. His other two cars are blissfully consigned to memory, along with his lawn, his driveway and “a lifetime’s worth of furniture” accumulated over the 23 years he lived [Read More…]

What We Believe: Something Happened!

From Andy Stanley: The church survived “because Jesus made the promise, and he has been at the epicenter of the activity of the local church for 2,000 years,” said Stanley. “And you can believe or not believe. You can participate or not participate. You can behave or misbehave. It does not matter. Jesus has been [Read More…]

Passing on the Faith

Jack Levison: The church I grew up in, a small church sandwiched between a TV repair shop and a donut store, wasn’t big enough to have all sorts of sub-groups, so when church experts talk today about becoming a cross-generational church, I have to laugh. That’s all I knew. When there were parties, church people [Read More…]

Prayer for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost

We are in what the church calendar calls Ordinary Time. Here is the prayer for today: Almighty God, you have given your only Son to be for us a sacrifice for sin, and also an example of godly life: Give us grace to receive thankfully the fruits of his redeeming work, and to follow daily [Read More…]